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Lamentations 5 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Remember, O LORD, what has befallen us;
Look, and see our reproach!

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Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers,
Our houses to aliens.

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We have become orphans without a father,
Our mothers are like widows.

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[fn]We have to pay for our drinking water,
Our wood comes to us at a price.

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[fn]Our pursuers are at our necks;
We are worn out, there is no rest for us.

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We have [fn]submitted to Egypt and Assyria [fn]to get enough bread.

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Our fathers sinned, and are no more;
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Slaves rule over us;
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We get our bread [fn]at the risk of our lives
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Our skin has become as hot as an oven,
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They ravished the women in Zion,
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Princes were hung by their hands;
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Young men [fn]worked at the grinding mill,
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Elders [fn]are gone from the gate,
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The joy of our hearts has ceased;
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The crown has fallen from our head;
Woe to us, for we have sinned!

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Because of this our heart is faint,
Because of these things our eyes are dim;

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Because of Mount Zion which lies desolate,
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You, O LORD, [fn]rule forever;
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Why do You forget us forever?
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Restore us to You, O LORD, that we may be restored;
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Unless You have utterly rejected us
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Literally: We drink our water for silver
Literally: We have been pursued upon
Literally: given the hand to
Literally: to be satisfied with
Literally: with our soul
Or, In the face of
Or, the ravages of hunger
Literally: The faces of elders
Literally: carry
Literally: have ceased
Literally: sit
Literally: to length of days

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